Paul Barjon
Paul Barjon

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Noumea Cedex, New Caledonia

High School:
Lycée Audiberti; Antibes, France

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 170

Experience:
2L

R/L:
R


05/15/2014

Brun, Barjon Fuel Strong First Round

Pair of Horned Frogs in top three after 18 holes

04/16/2014

Brun, Barjon Earn Big 12 Academic Honors

Pair of Horned Frogs recognized for efforts in classroom

09/26/2013

Men's Golf Set to Open 2013-14 Season

Horned Frogs to compete at William H. Tucker Intercollegiate

06/21/2013

Barjon Reaches Quarters at British Amateur

Frogs' rising sophomore leads TCU contingent in England

05/30/2013

TCU Concludes Season in NCAA Stroke Play

Brun named first-team All-American for second straight year

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CAREER HONORS
* 2013 U.S. Intercollegiate Top Medalist
* Golfweek National Player of the Week (April 1, 2013)
* Big 12 All-Academic Second Team (2014)

2013-14 (SOPHOMORE)
Competed in all 12 tournaments for the Horned Frogs, recording 13 rounds of par or better... earned a 73.86 stroke average... ranks second on the team with a final round average of 72.58... recorded two top-10 finishes and three top-20 showings... holds the TCU single-season record with eight eagles this season, which ranks second nationally... tallied eight wins against top-25 opponents and 40 victories over opponents ranked in the top 100... opened the season with a 7-over 223 at the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate for a 16th-place finish among 104 competitors... followed up with a fifth-place showing at the Crooked Stick Intercollegiate with a four-over 220... posted rounds of 69 and a season-low 67 at The Goodwin in Stanford, Calif., to finish 32nd among 92 competitors... earned a final-round 2-under 70 at the Big 12 Championship at Whispering Pines to place 32nd... tallied second top-10 finish of the season with a ninth-place showing at the NCAA San Antonio Regional... carded a first-round 68 to end the opening round in third position.

2012-13 (FRESHMAN)
Started his TCU career off quickly, helping lead the Horned Frogs into the national top 10 and an appearance at the NCAA Championship ... was one of five Frogs ranked among the nation's top-115 golfers, finishing the season at No. 115 in the Golfweek/Sagarin performance index ... was No. 106 in the final Golfstat Cup standings ... concluded the spring listed No. 65 in the R&A World Amateur Golf Ranking and No. 82 in the Scratch Players world list ... climbed to a high position of No. 50 on the R&A chart ... ranks fourth on the team in score versus par (0.97) and season stroke average (72.44; tie) ... was third on the team in spring stroke average of 71.73 ... posted the first individual victory of his TCU career with a one-shot win at the U.S. Intercollegiate at Stanford (-11) ... recorded the three best rounds of his college career during the victory, including back-to-back rounds of 66 to open the event ... followed with another 66 on the opening day of the NCAA Pullman Regional for a career-best streak of five straight sub-70 rounds ... finished just outside the top 10 in Pullman, tying for 11th place ... earned five top-20 finishes overall and placed in the top 25 in five of his last six events ... prior to the Stanford victory, his best result was a tie for eight place at the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate ... posted five sub-70 scores in 32 rounds while finishing below par 10 times ... tied for 93rd place at the NCAA Championship ... was forced to sit out three of TCU's spring competitions due to a nagging hand injury: the Morris Williams Intercollegiate, dual match versus Georgia Tech and the Big 12 Championship ... joined TCU teammate Julien Brun in representing France at the 2012 World Amateur Team Championship in Antalya, Turkey ... placed 53rd individually to help the squad earn a third-place finish at the event.

AMATEUR HIGHLIGHTS
Paul Barjon joined TCU as a heralded recruit from New Caledonia who made headlines as a junior on the international amateur circuit ... arrived on campus listed at No. 105 in the R&A World Amateur Rankings ... is considered a French national, as New Caledonia is a French province located in the Pacific ... reached the Round of 16 at the 2012 British Amateur before being eliminated by the eventual champion the summer prior to enrolling at TCU ... the European Amateur showing concluded a strong spring that saw him place among the top-5 finishers at each of the five stroke-play events in which he participated ... won both the Scottish Open Amateur and the stroke-play portion of the Italian Amateur, in addition to finishing fourth place in the Lytham Trophy, one of the top annual European amateur events ... posted several victories as a junior on the French national scene, including the 2011 French Club Team Championship, the 2010 Grand Prix of Baron and the 2009 New Caledonia Amateur Championship ... in addition to his success in France and New Caledonia, also competed internationally ... placed fourth at the 2010 Doral Junior Championship in Miami, Fla. and was a quarterfinalist at the Internationals of Italy in 2011 before signing his National Letter of Intent to play for TCU in November 2011 ... placed 27th at the 2011 European Amateur held in Finland ... has spent time with the French national team and French junior squad ... selected to represent France along with TCU teammate Julien Brun at the 2012 World Amateur Championship in Turkey ... the squad finished third at the World event.

HIGH SCHOOL
Barjon attended secondary school at Lycée Polyvalent in Antibes, France.

OFF THE COURSE
Barjon is the son of Paul and Marie Barjon ... has a brother, Louis ... an arts and sciences pre-major.

CAREER STATISTICS

Season Tourneys Rounds Avg. vs. Par Low 18 Low 54 Sub-70 Finish % Wins Top-10 Top-20 Top Finish
2012-13 11 32 72.44 0.97 66 199 5 65.9% 1 2 4 1st
2013-14 12 37 73.86 2.03 67 214 6 61.2% 0 2 3 T-5th
Career 23 69 73.20 1.43 66 199 11 60.6% 1 4 7 1st


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